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Sunday, December 11, 2016

Linear Search

/*
Summary: Linear search or sequential search is a method for finding a particular value in a list, that consists of checking every one of its elements, one at a time and in sequence, until the desired one is found.
Complexity - O(n)
*/

#include <stdio.h>
int main()
{
 int array[10];
 int i, num, keynum, found = 0;

 printf("Enter the value of num \n");
 scanf("%d", &num);

 printf("Enter the elements one by one \n");
 for (i = 0; i < num; i++)
 {
  scanf("%d", &array[i]);
 }

 printf("Enter the element to be searched \n");
 scanf("%d", &keynum);
 /*  Linear search begins */
 for (i = 0; i < num ; i++)
 {
  if (keynum == array[i] )
  {
   found = 1;
   break;
  }
 }
 if (found == 1)
 {
  printf("Element is present in the array\n");
  printf("Number Located at position:%d ",i+1);
 }
 else
  printf("Element is not present in the array\n");

 return 0;
}

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